Definition of "anomy" [an•o•my]

  • Alternative spelling of anomie. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "anomy" in a sentence
  • "The stronger this identification, the weaker will be the threat of anomy arising from the misfortunes of individual biography."
  • "Apathy and anomy replace ideology, and only wish for change and personal freedom remain. 70% of Iranian population is now below 30, moral corruption is rampant, and regime is ripe for collapse."
  • "Conversely, they tend to develop a state of anomy, callousness, apathy, contempt and disregard in relation to the welfare of others when it is not in one's own interest to support them."
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